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Happy 200th Birthday, Charlotte Brontë: 14 Books That Celebrate the Literary Icon

Off The Shelf | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Charlotte Brontë and her autobiographical character Jane Eyre are nothing short of cultural icons. Generations...

Patti Smith Holds Benefit For Brontë Museum

Posted 01.23.2013 | Home

Musician Patti Smith's memoir Just Kids was a National Book Award Winner in 2010 (and a sequel is apparently in the works,) but maybe you didn't know ...

Anne Bronte's Religious Imagination

Michael Gilmour | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

For readers interested in the intersections of theology, the Bible, and creative writing, Anne Brontë's books offer a wealth of fascinating material,

PHOTOS: 7 Famous Homes Turned Museums

BootsnAll | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel

These house museums give us a sense of what life was like in a different period and a glimpse of what went into making artists, writers and great thinkers who they were.

Famous Authors Related by Blood or Marriage

Dave Astor | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home
Dave Astor

The Bronte sisters weren't alone in blood being as thick as ink.

They Wrote Gothic Romances And Science Fiction Too

The Independent | Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

They might be known for their gothic romances, but the Brontë sisters also created some of the earliest examples of science fiction. When Charlotte, ...

Charlotte Brontë's Teenage "Catalogue of Books"

Carolyn Vega | Posted 07.31.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

Charlotte Brontë was barely a teenager when she began writing in earnest -- at her own count she had written over 20 complete works by the time she was 14.

Royal Wedding Questions

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 06.30.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

Well, I don't know about the rest of you but I'm weddinged out. There hasn't been this much media coverage of an event since Lindsay Lohan's last arre...

Brontes Are Hollywood's New Jane Austen? Three New Films Suggest Brontes' Rise In Popularity

USA Today | Maria Puente | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Move along, Jane Austen. Hollywood is hot for the Brontës again. Filmmakers' long affair with the divine Miss Austen is finally waning, after two de...

Bronte Sisters Action Figures (With Barrier-Breaking Feminist Vision Powers!) (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We love literary action figures like the librarian and Jane Austen, but wouldn't it be cooler if they could combine their powers to become a giant din...